Pomona frequently cancels snack, concerns students

Eric Gofen PO ’19 has never missed a snack. Every Sunday through Wednesday between snack’s designated hours of 10-11 p.m., Gofen can be found munching on classics like peanut butter and jelly sandwiches or nachos at Pomona College’s Frary Dining Hall. More than a regular, Gofen’s consistent attendance has reigned

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News Bites — Week of Nov. 25

Claremont McKenna College address appears in FBI investigation   Vice President of Student Affairs Sharon Basso forwarded an email Nov. 16 to Claremont McKenna College students concerning the appearance of one of CMC’s addresses in a FBI investigation of Cesar Sayoc. In late October, Sayoc was arrested and accused of

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News Bites — Week of Nov. 11

Pomona College and Claremont McKenna College graduates named to Forbes 30 Under 30 Scott Tan PO ’16 was selected as one of Forbes 30 Under 30 innovators in science for 2019. Tan majored in physics and is now a doctorate candidate in mechanical engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. At

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News Bites – Week Of Nov. 4

Bags of urine found in Walker Hall Bags of urine were reportedly disposed of in Walker Hall trash cans, according to an email sent by Pomona College Residence Life Coordinator Andrew Castro to Walker residents. “The week before fall break, my friends that lived in Walker noticed that it was

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Claremont students enthusiastic about voting, participating in midterm election

This midterm season, people across the country took to the polls to make their voices heard. At the Claremont Colleges, it was no different. Following on-campus voting at Edmunds Ballroom, various politics groups, like the 5C Democrats, Claremont Government Society, and Scripps Politics Association, held election watch parties. Claremont McKenna

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News Bites – Week of Oct. 28

Claremont Colleges Jewish student groups host solidarity Shabbat 5C Chabad, Claremont Hillel, Kehillah, Nishmat, AEPi, Associated Jewish Groups of the Claremont Colleges, and the Chaplains of The Claremont Colleges are partnering to host a remembrance ceremony and Shabbat dinner at Frank Dining Hall Nov. 2 at 6 p.m. in the

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Pomona prohibits lists banning students from events

Pomona College Dean of Students Avis Hinkson called for an immediate end to “the practice of barring, bullying or otherwise punishing students” through anonymous submissions to electronic lists, according to an email co-authored with Title IX Coordinator and Associate Dean Sue McCarthy sent to Pomona students Oct. 4. Student organizations

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CMC alumna talks partisanship, journalism, and Trump era at Athenaeum

When Tina Nguyen CM ’11 applied for her job at Vanity Fair, she did not network or flood Human Resources with messages. She was not even responding to a job posting. Instead, she drafted a cold email, erased half her resume, and pressed “send.” Nguyen, who served as news editor

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Consortium-wide meal-price increase poses problems for Harvey Mudd College students

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner at the Claremont Colleges’ dining halls now cost 25 cents more per meal, according to the colleges’ Business and Financial Affairs Committee. The consortium-wide price increase, implemented at the start of the academic year, impacts Harvey Mudd College students disproportionately due to HMC’s weekly flex allocation.

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Pomona Dining Services bans outdoor eating, frustrates students

Pomona College Dining Services instituted a new policy at Frary Dining Hall that prohibits students from taking Frary’s dishware to eat outside the dining hall beginning Sept. 1. Frary Dining Hall Manager Jose Martinez, who assumed the position in June and spearheaded the implementation, stressed that the policy change was

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